How Cities Can Take Action to Drive the Energy Transition

The report outlines ways in which cities can catalyse the shift to a low-carbon future – in turn supporting regional and national governments with the achievement of sustainable energy targets and the realisation of global climate objectives.

  • May 2021

IRENA Members to Expand Cross-border Interconnections as Shares of Renewables Grow

The meeting, facilitated by Uruguay, brought governments, regional organisations, public organisations, development banks and academia to facilitate cross-sectoral cooperation and knowledge sharing.

  • May 2021

IRENA Members Call for Geopolitical Analysis of the Hydrogen Economy

The implications of hydrogen’s massive and unprecedented impact on trade, cooperation and the trajectory of the energy transition were the basis of the third Collaborative Framework on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, hosted by IRENA....

  • May 2021

IRENA Members Commit to Top Up Global Hydropower Fleet

IRENA Members and private sector representatives join forces to modernise and refurbish the existing hydropower fleet around the globe.

  • May 2021

Door to 1.5°C Still Open Says Francesco La Camera Following Biden Leaders Summit on Climate

IRENA Director General comments in the context of recently concluded Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden.

  • April 2021

Eastern and Southern Africa's Vast Renewables Potential Offers Route to Sustainable Growth

A new study assesses the long-term energy plans the two regional power pools, known as the Eastern and Southern African Power Pools, and finds the region well-endowed with high quality, cost-effective, but under-utilised wind and solar resources.

  • April 2021

IRENA's Francesco La Camera and US Climate Envoy John Kerry Meet to Discuss Energy Transition

Mr. Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency met today with US Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry, at the headquarters of the Agency in Abu Dhabi, UAE. 

  • April 2021

Permanent Representatives Discuss Accelerated Energy Transition in line with IRENA Outlook

The third Renewables Talk meeting presented an opportunity for IRENA’s Permanent Representatives to share unique examples and experiences from their countries in their journeys towards carbon neutrality.

  • March 2021

Francesco La Camera: Prioritise just transition in net-zero policies

IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera interview with the BBC’s ‘Talking Business’ TV program.

  • March 2021

How Renewables Offer New Solutions for District Heating and Cooling

Innovation in technology, digitalisation and building efficiency are opening the heating sector to low-temperature renewables according to IRENA report.

  • March 2021